Ambulatory BP Is a Better Predictor ...

New study demonstrates that masked hypertension is associated with greater mortality risks than sustained or white coat hypertension.

More Organs Coming From Overdose-death Donors

The number of transplants in the United States involving organs from individuals who died from a drug overdose rose from 149 in 2000 to 3533 in 2016.

Dusting vs Basketing During Ureteroscopy

According to the EDGE Research consortium, both techniques should be in the armamentarium of the urologist.

Fenofibrate Slows CKD Progression in Diabetics

In a study of patients with type 2 diabetes, researchers observed a significantly lower annual decline in estimated glomerular filtration rate among those treated with fenofibrates vs placebo.

AVF/AVG Angioplasty Success Tied to Aspirin

Aspirin use may associated with successful outcomes after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) of hemodialysis (HD) fistulas and grafts, according to study findings presented at the National Kidney Foundation's 2018 Spring Clinical Meetings.

NKF 2018 Live Coverage

Check out our live coverage from the National Kidney Foundation's Spring Clinical meetings in Austin.

New AUA Guidelines on Testosterone Deficiency

The new guidelines focus on accurate assessment and proper monitoring.

Vitamin D3, D2 Effective for SHPT

For patients with stage 3 to 4 chronic kidney disease (CKD) not on dialysis who receive vitamin D therapy for secondary hyperparathyroidism, ergocalciferol (D2) and cholecalciferol (D3) appear similarly effective, according to new study findings presented at the National Kidney Foundation's 2018 Spring Clinical Meetings.

Talking to Pts About Surgery

Patients want to be listened to and well informed about the care they will receive.

Keeping Patient Portals Secure

Authentication of users and where data are stored among the important considerations.

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